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Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Scooping up Talent: Varsity Lax Finds Success in Third Year

Conor Scanlon, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

With their best record in the program’s three short years at the varsity level, the Whitman lacrosse team has quickly evolved into a Northwest Conference contender. The team’s young core and competitive attitude have them poised for long-term success, which could culminate in a bid to the NCAA Tournament...

Sports Teams Snowed In

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Though many across campus have expressed extreme annoyance with the seemingly never-ending winter experienced by Walla Walla this year, few have been more frustrated than many of the athletes on our campus. The snow covering the ground has forced practices for baseball, lacrosse, and ultimate frisbee ...

Women’s lacrosse grows in numbers, preserves historical roots

Sylvie Luiten
April 19, 2012
Filed under SPORTS

Originally based off of the Iroquois style of play, lacrosse has evolved significantly over the years from its roots. It has gained widespread national attention as a growing popular sport both in the east and west up to the professional level. Women's lacrosse today, which lacks significant pro...

Women’s lacrosse poised to break into championship tournament

Women’s lacrosse poised to break into championship tournament

Pamela London
March 10, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Whitman College may be a member of the NCAA Division III for its varsity programs, but there are a number of sports where Whitman gets to see how it stacks up against some of the top Division I schools, and one of them is lacrosse. Lacrosse is a technically a club sport, but participation is ...

Missionaries undefeated in Sweet Onion Shootout

Missionaries undefeated in Sweet Onion Shootout

Bailey Arango
April 15, 2010
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

The Whitman women's lacrosse team played host to the annual Sweet Onion Shootout on the weekend of April 10-11 and made the most of their only home games of the season, decimating Lewis and Clark College 20-7 on Saturday and crushing Seattle University 15-4 on Sunday. The Missionaries dominated play throughout ...

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